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#53038 - 06/15/05 07:49 PM C/H AFCI
krstarkie Offline
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I,ve got 3 Cutler Hammer Arch fault breakers that are hot to the touch and have only .3 to .5 amps on them. Any ideas?
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#53039 - 06/15/05 08:11 PM Re: C/H AFCI
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Hot to the touch, or warm to the touch?. Afci breakers do get warm when installed in a live panel even with no load on them. But I have yet to see an unloaded one get hot. Take em back to where you bought them.
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#53040 - 06/15/05 08:18 PM Re: C/H AFCI
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They are I guess warm. Hadn't noticed before in any other panels.
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#53041 - 06/16/05 04:18 AM Re: C/H AFCI
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These devices have a power supply and other electronic parts inside. They will get warm and there is no way around that fact.
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